(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checker_shadow_illusion) This is the illusion I was mentioning in class – the checker shadow illusion is one of the more well known illusions based on shadow. Even though it does not seem like it, the “white” squares beneath the cylinder’s… Continue Reading →
(http://list25.com/25-incredible-optical-illusions/) Continuing on with optical illusions, this one is based on Troxler’s effect which essentially says that if you fixate your eyes on a certain point, stimuli near that point will gradually fade. Stare at the image for about 30 seconds… Continue Reading →
(http://cdn2.list25.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/optical.png) Pretty neat
This was in a paper by Jagoda that we read for Lora’s class. While there are a variety of colours, some are fairly similar, and particularly where the bars are short, it’s difficult to read at times.
http://www.datapointed.net/visualizations/color/men-women-color-names-d3/ His and Hers Colors: Men, Women, And Two Thousand Color Names By Stephen Von Worley, September 1, 2010 The colors in this visualization represent themselves, the size of each dot the number of people who named said color, and… Continue Reading →
November 16 “Project Ukko presents a novel way to spot patterns in seasonal wind prediction data. Understanding future wind conditions can become a crucial component block in supporting clean energy sources and climate change resilience.” – Truth & Beauty Operations